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The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
on October 16,2014

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and household products, 50 found in the indoor environment, and 33 in human blood, milk, and tissues.

on September 25,2014

The system uses the bio-chemical process of photosynthesis to absorb CO2 emissions, while cultivating microalgae to generate biomass and heat as renewable energy resources.

on September 05,2014

The award recognizes the company for excellence in leveraging advanced Internet-connected technology to deliver smart eService fire alarm solutions that improve service delivery and provide significant value to customers.

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Photo courtesy Museum of Modern Art
on December 29,2014 in Feature

Ecovative Design applies its cradle-to-cradle process to produce 10,000 organic bricks used to build a three-tower structure in Long Island City,...

Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
on December 28,2014 in Feature

Building envelope expert Bradley Carmichael of Hoffmann Architects explains how rainscreen wall systems work and evaluates the effectiveness of...

AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
on December 28,2014 in Feature

A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acoustics and closed-loop, recycled content to eased...